Christopher J. Pibus - Gowling WLG

Christopher J. Pibus

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Christopher Pibus is a partner in the firm's Toronto office, practising in the area of intellectual property litigation. His practice touches on all aspects of intellectual property, including patents, designs, copyright, trade-marks and domain names.

Christopher has extensive experience in strategic portfolio management for IP assets in Canada and internationally. For many years, he has maintained a significant practice relating to counterfeit products, transshipping and parallel imports.

Christopher acts as an advocate before the Federal Court (Trial Division and Court of Appeal) and all levels of Ontario courts. He has appeared as counsel of record in more than 40 reported decisions, before the Courts, and has represented clients before the Canadian Trademarks Office on hundreds of contested matters.

In 2004, Christopher was appointed as a panlist for WIPO’s domain name panel in Geneva. Since that time, he has written over 100 decisions and developed a substantial practice in domain name disputes. In addition, Christopher has acted as an Arbitrator for the Independent Film & Television Alliance (“IFTA”).

Christopher has served as a lecturer on trade-mark litigation at the McGill University/IPIC trade-marks course since 200

University of Toronto
Canadian Bar AssociationIntellectual Property Institute of Canada

Office Location

One First Canadian Place
100 King Street West
Suite 1600
Toronto, ON M5X 1G5

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property Law